jules21 wrote:brentono, all that does is raise doubt over the possibility that the steak may have been contaminated with clen. that's a long way short of the proof needed to clear contador. the spanish ruling appears to be in direction contravention of the UCI doping rules.
WADA make the rules, and there are many flaws in them (the UCI don't make the rules)
Ramos states "But there's a clause that frees him of that responsibility if he can demonstrate
there was no intentional negligence.
We proved that, and that was the key to his defence.
From day one his defence was based around that clause."
Even the list of banned substances is a joke, is alcohol or marijuana a PED (they're banned).
Yet ephedrine, caffeine and many more (which are performance enhancing) are allowed to certain levels.
Much problemo in the system.
I am all for "level playing field"... allow everything.
All the info about it here.